Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

NBLC

City of Windsor awarded NBL Canada expansion franchise

It’s official, the city of Windsor has been award an NBL Canada franchise.

The National Basketball League of Canada will kick off its second season with eight teams, after its inaugural campaign was only made-up of only seven franchises.

The league had ambitions of adding several franchises after multiple ownership groups expressed interest in Ottawa, Kingston, Kitchener amongst others.

The official announcement should come next week at the annual owner’s meeting in Toronto.

Windsor, Ontario is considered a top ten Canadian basketball market and boasts a strong basketball community with several recognizable high schools, CCAA/OCAA teams and the Windsor Lancers.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

Windsor is also very close to Detroit, the hometown of Andre Levingston, the current Halifax Rainmen owner, and one of the original founders of the Canada’s newest latest semi-pro league.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

 

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Advertisement

BUZZING

NBLC

NBL Canada team didn't take fly-by-night approach to launching franchise in Sudbury

NBLC

The National Basketball League of Canada will remain on pause during the ongoing pandemic. NBL Canada is committed to resuming play when safe to...

NBLC

Nearly a year has passed since the eight-team league was forced to cancel the remainder of its ninth season due to the ongoing pandemic.

NBLC

The league has voted to start the season on a tentative date of March 12, 2021.

NBLC

It was a tough season on the Island, but Alex Campbell made the most of it.

NBLC

The return of long time fan favorite Carl English to Canada was definitely a moment not to be slept on. English whose story is...

NBLC

Niagara River Lions guard Clinton Springer-Williams Jr. buried a career-best 10-of 12 triples on his  way to a 38-point night in a 108-93 win...

NBLC

Welcome to the National Basketball League of Canada (NBLC). The Niagara River Lions playing in the franchise’s first-ever home opener were treated to a...

BasketballBuzz - Canada's Basketball Magazine